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France cruise to team epee gold

France's Fabrice Jeannet (left) fights Poland's Radoslaw Zawrotniak
Fabrice Jeannet (left) was France's dominant fencer in the epee final

France crushed Poland 45-29 to defend their Olympic men's epee team title.

Jerome Jeannet, Fabrice Jeannet and Ulrich Robeiri were in great form for the French, with individual silver medallist Fabrice leading the way.

He won five straight points against Radoslaw Zawrotniak to put France 30-14 ahead and then struck the winning blow as he outscored his opponents 17-7.

Italy, who won the title in 1996 and 2000, beat China 45-35 to finish with the bronze medal.




Fencing medals table

Sunday, 24 August 2008 10:17 UK
Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 also show each event results forFrance 2 2 0 4
Men's Individual Epee 0 1 0
Men's Individual Sabre 0 1 0
Men's Team Epee 1 0 0
Men's Team Sabre 1 0 0
2 also show each event results forItaly 2 0 5 7
Men's Individual Epee 1 0 0
Men's Individual Foil 0 0 1
Men's Team Epee 0 0 1
Men's Team Sabre 0 0 1
Women's Individual Foil 1 0 1
Women's Team Foil 0 0 1
3 also show each event results forGermany 2 0 0 2
Men's Individual Foil 1 0 0
Women's Individual Epee 1 0 0
4 also show each event results forUSA 1 3 2 6
Men's Team Sabre 0 1 0
Women's Individual Sabre 1 1 1
Women's Team Foil 0 1 0
Women's Team Sabre 0 0 1
5 also show each event results forChina 1 1 0 2
Men's Individual Sabre 1 0 0
Women's Team Sabre 0 1 0
6 also show each event results forRussia 1 0 0 1
Women's Team Foil 1 0 0
7 also show each event results forUkraine 1 0 0 1
Women's Team Sabre 1 0 0
8 also show each event results forRomania 0 1 1 2
Men's Individual Sabre 0 0 1
Women's Individual Epee 0 1 0
9 also show each event results forJapan 0 1 0 1
Men's Individual Foil 0 1 0
10 also show each event results forPoland 0 1 0 1
Men's Team Epee 0 1 0
11 also show each event results forSouth Korea 0 1 0 1
Women's Individual Foil 0 1 0
12 also show each event results forHungary 0 0 1 1
Women's Individual Epee 0 0 1
13 also show each event results forSpain 0 0 1 1
Men's Individual Epee 0 0 1

see also
Ukraine clinch team sabre title
14 Aug 08 |  Fencing


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